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post #1 of 8
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I never heard much about sapphire mobo's
never really seen anyone on ocn with one
what are they like
can they oc?
what bios type do they use?
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post #2 of 8
They stopped making motherboards a while back, and were relatively old (for pentium 775's) so they are not common today since there are much better alternatives.
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post #3 of 8
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They stopped making motherboards a while back, and were relatively old (for pentium 775's) so they are not common today since there are much better alternatives.
they have Socket LGA1155 and LGA1366
those are newer sockets
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post #4 of 8
newer ones (P67, X58) are designed by the old evga team, and are pretty mediocre

the older ones (AM2+/AM3) are Jetway rebrands, and were pretty decent

The EVEN older ones (939), were either sapphire designed, or AMD reference boards, and were very good
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post #5 of 8
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newer ones (P67, X58) are designed by the old evga team, and are pretty mediocre

the older ones (AM2+/AM3) are Jetway rebrands, and were pretty decent

The EVEN older ones (939), were either sapphire designed, or AMD reference boards, and were very good
whats Jetway like?
never heard off them
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post #6 of 8
When they try, they can make decent stuff. The ones that sapphire used were decent, not the best boards, but functional.

Nothing wrong with them, there were just always better boards in the same price bracket.
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post #7 of 8
Oh wow, I didn't know they still branded motherboards.
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post #8 of 8
They pretty much rebranded motherboards,

AM2+ 790FX board was a rebranded DFI UT 790FX, DFI boards have amazing VRMs so they aren't bad.

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